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placename:- Burton-in-Kendal
parish Burton-in-Kendal parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s -- market town;
coordinates:- SD531765
10Km square:- SD57
place code:- BrtK

1Km square SD5376

photograph

Burton-in-Kendal -- Burton-in-Kendal -- Cumbria / -- Main Street, looking south. -- The street lamp oposite the market square is:- -- 'TO COMMEMORATE THE MARRIAGE OF H.R.H. ALBERT EDWD. Prince of Wales ON THE 10TH DAY OF MARCH 1863' -- 12.8.2005

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 47 13)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Burton in Kendal
building/s
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Burton
blocks, settlement

placename:- Burton
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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BURTON

placename:- Burton
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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BURTON

placename:- Burton

descriptive text:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
pp.25-26:-
Burton and Carnforth are the first villages on the great road at leaving Lancaster, ...
...
Burton is a small post town, with good inns, and a few decent private dwellings. ...

placename:- Burton
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Baker 1802

Perspective road map with sections in Lancashire, Westmorland, and Cumberland through Kendal and Penrith ending at Carlisle, by J Baker, London 1802.
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Burton

placename:- Burton
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
BURTON
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placename:- Burton
building/s; town
county:- Westmorland

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Page 26, footnote:-
... From Lancaster to Burton ... (There observe Mr. Atkinson's neat house of freestone.) ...
...
Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Page 188:-
...
To Lancaster, by Burton-in-Kendal,[2] is 22 miles.
[2] (Coccium, Rav. Chor.)
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Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 215:-
...
Oct. 10. I proceeded by Burton to Lancaster, twenty-two miles; ...

placename:- Burton
other name:- Coccium
person:- : Atkinson, Mr
date:- 1769; 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s; 1770s

old map:- Jefferys 1770

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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BURTON in Kendal
blocks alonmg a street, church, large house

placename:- Burton in Kendal
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Burton Mark Tu. / V
blocks, on road, vicarage, town, market

placename:- Burton
market town
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd)

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Burton
Building; labelled as a town.

placename:- Burton
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
Burton Tuesd. Fairs March 25. and Whitsun-monday.

placename:- Burton
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Bowen 1720 (plate 93)

Road book, Britannia Depicta Or Ogilby Improv'd, including road strip maps with sections in Westmorland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, derived from maps by Ogilby, 1675, and a county map of Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, with text by John Owen, published by Emanuel Bowen, London, 1720; published 1720-64.
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placename:- Burton
date:- 1720
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Burton
Circle, buildings, towers.

placename:- Burton
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 38)

Road book, Britannia, strip road maps, with sections in Westmorland and Cumberland etc, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675; and a general map of England and Wales.
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In mile 244, Westmorland.
Burton
row of houses each side of the road.

placename:- Burton
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Burton
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Burton
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Wmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Burton
circle, tower

placename:- Burton
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1576

Map, Westmorlandiae et Cumberlandiae Comitatus ie Westmorland and Cumberland, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by Christopher Saxton, London, engraved by Augustinus Ryther, 1576; published 1579-1645.
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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Burton
On the side of Farleton knot.

placename:- Burton
county:- Westmorelandia
village
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

source:- Lloyd 1573

Map, Angliae Regni, Kingdom of England, with Wales, scale about 24 miles to 1 inch, authored by Humphrey Lloyd, Denbigh, Clwyd, drawn and engraved by Abraham Ortelius, Netherlands, 1573.
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Burton

placename:- Burton
date:- 1573
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

descriptive text:- Myddylton 1544

Book, Cronycle of Yeres, including an early table of highways, published by Wyllyam Myddylton, at the sign of the George, Fleet Street, London, 1544.
And also the wayes leadynge to the / most notable places: and the dy- / staunce betwyxte the / same / Anno. 1544
Here foloweth the waye fro~ Coker / mouth to lancastre, and so to London. / From Cokermouth to Kyswike. vi myle. / from Kyswike to Grosener. viii. myle. / from Grosener to Kendale. xiiii. myle. / from Kendale to Burton. vii. myle. / from Burton to Lancastre. viii. myle. / ...

placename:- Burton
date:- 1544
period:- 16th century, early; 1540s

market notes:- see:- Bowen, Emanuel & Kitchin, Thomas: 1760: New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland

Customary market, recorded 1398; Robert Pell, rector of Byriton complained that the inhabitants held the market on church land, in the cemetery.
Market day Tuesday given on Bowen and Kitchin's map, 1760.
person:- clergyman : Pell, Robert
market town
date:- 1398; 1760

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 267-268
Burton - Royal Oak Inn, Westmor. / Through Burton, on l. a T.R. to Milthorpe.
market town
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page 269-270
INNS. ... Burton, Green Dragon, Royal Oak. ...
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page 273-274
Entering Burton, on r. Capt. Stovin.
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page 315-316
To Burton, p.267
market town, post office

placename:- Burton
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

hearsay A Quaker meeting house was licensed, 1818, continued to 1844, now a private house. There is a plaque in Hilderstone Lane.

hearsay One of Oliver Cromwell's soldiers was found dead by the roadside here; where the neighbours buried him, and marked his grave with a hawthorn tree.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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